Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
Greece Town Hall, 7:00 p.m.
“History of the Greece Police Department”
Sgt. Christopher Bittner
will present a power point presentation on the history andevolution of the police department, from the first use of constables duringthe 19
Century, until the formation of the Greece Police Department in1932 (This year marks the 80
anniversary). He will also display variousitems of interest, to include: equipment, collectibles,news articles, etc.
has been an officer with the GreecePolice Department over 28 years, becoming aSergeant over 23 years ago. He began to collectinformation on the history of the GPD in 2005which has evolved into
“unofficial” Greece Police Department Historian.
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April 2012 Program
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Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
Greece Town Hall 7:00 p.m.
“Rochester’s Lakeside Resorts & Amusements Parks”
Through a photographic history viewers can return to the heyday of Rochester’s lakeside
resorts and its five amusements parks: Ontario Beach, Manitou Beach,Sea Breeze, Board Walk Park and Glen Haven. It was the golden ageof the trolley parks and lasted from the 1880s to the 1920s.
, has been a science teacher and an elementary and mid-dle school principal residing in Penfield, N.Y. for many years. Duringthe past twenty-plus years he served as an instructor at the RochesterMuseum and Science Center and has written nine books on local his-tory. He also leads a group of local history fans called the New Society of the Genesee.